kord

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See also: körd

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English cord, from Old French corde, from Latin chorda, from Ancient Greek (Doric) χορδά (khordá), Ionic χορδή (khordḗ, string of gut, the string of a lyre).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: kord

Noun[edit]

kord

  1. a long, thin, flexible length of twisted yarns (strands) of fiber
  2. an electrical cord

Czech[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from Hungarian kard, originally from Middle Persian [script needed] (kārd, knife).[1][2]

Noun[edit]

kord m

  1. smallsword
  2. (fencing) épée
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

kord m

  1. cord (woven fabric used especially in tyres)
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "kord" in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968
  2. ^ "kord" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *kerta, borrowed from a Baltic language, compare Old Prussian kērdā and Lithuanian kartas. Cognate with Finnish kerta and Votic kõrta.

Noun[edit]

kord (genitive korra, partitive korda)

  1. time, occasion
  2. order, regime, system

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

kord

  1. once, once upon a time, someday
    Sellest poisist tuleb kord üks kuulus mees.
    That boy will someday grow up to be a famous man.
    Elasid kord eit ja taat.
    Once upon a time there lived an old woman and old man.
  2. (emphatic) finally, at last
    Jäta mind juba kord rahule!
    Leave me alone, will you!



Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hungarian kard, from Persian.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kord m inan

  1. cutlass (a short sword with a curved blade)

Declension[edit]